Celebrate Burlington on the Town Commons Today

The fun begins at 11 a.m. and end with a fireworks show starting at 9 p.m.

Formerly known as Burlington Pride Day, Celebrate Burlington 2012 will land on the Burlington Commons and on Saturday, August 4 at 11 a.m. with events running all day until 9 p.m.

In the event of bad weather, the rain day is August 5.

The Recreation Department said the event is open to residents of all-ages and all are invited to enjoy a fun-filled, action-packed day.

"Everyone can enjoy games of chance, do some clowning around, or test their sports skills," the brochure states.

The fun begins at 11 a.m. with a carnival on the commons and at Simonds Park. Activities will include

  • Fire engine rides
  • Pony rides
  • Remote car racing
  • A dunk tank
  • Climbing Wall
  • Giant Water Slide
  • Trackless Train Ride
  • Wrecking Ball
  • Games of Chance

There will also be lots of food and giveaways.

A children's concert at Simonds Park kicks off at 6 p.m. followed by a concert for all ages from 7 to 9 p.m.

The night will cap off with fireworks at 9 p.m.

Will you be attending Celebrate Burlington? We'd love to have your pictures! Email them to richard.hosford@patch.com to have them be part of a community gallery we'll be featuring next week.


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